The SME Talent Programme helps local SMEs attract students from the Institute of Technical Education (ITE), Polytechnics and Universities by providing funding for student internships. Food manufacturers may receive support for meaningful internships which have structured learning objectives and a mentorship programme, that is aligned to SkillsFuture Enhanced Internship guidelines.
The Singapore Food Manufacturers' Association (SFMA) is appointed by SPRING Singapore to assess and qualify SMEs who are keen to participate in STP, and will play an active role in matching suitable student interns to approved SMEs.
Qualifying companies are eligible for up to 70% funding support covering the internship stipend.
At the end of the internship, food manufacturers can submit the following documents to SFMA for claims processing:
The STP aims to help local students from ITE, Polytechnics and Universities gain industry exposure and secure career opportunities with local food manufacturers.
STP internship programme offers a S$800 monthly allowance for ITE and Polytechnic students, and S$1,000 monthly allowance for University students.
Interested students can submit your applications via the online STP portal at https://joinsme.sg
Students will be notified on the application outcome. In an event where the applicant receives multiple offers from different companies, the student will have the option to decide which company's offer to accept.
Choose from the many available career opportunities in the food manufacturing sector
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